Domain Discoveries

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Welcome! This is Domain Movers, a series on DotWeekly where I research domain names on the move, with a focus on the corporate level. These are often early detection’s, so not a lot of information is known at the time. I try to provide as much information as I can dig up though.

Here is a very small sampling of recent detections:

QRTE.com has been acquired by QVC, Inc. from its past owners. The domain was for sale at the … Read the rest

Domain Movers Video Series

Continuing with my new video series, today I present a Domain Movers in video format!

I’m not set on the style of video on this (web cam / screen cast) so the format may change in the future. To note, the audio was 100% clear prior to uploading to … Read the rest

YouTube

Ultra premium domain names are super rare and many of them sell for millions of dollars! Tube.com is one of those domain names and it held an offering price of $5 Million.

It just sold!

So who were the buyers? Right now, that is an unknown. The domain name has transferred to brand protection service MarkMonitor using it’s generic DnStination Inc. data:

Tube.com Whois

If I had to guess who purchased Tube.com, it would be likely only two companies. Amazon.com or Google.com.… Read the rest

Sierra.com

The TJX Companies have acquired the premium generic domain name Sierra.com from Activision Publishing Inc. for an undisclosed amount. TJX is a publicly traded company, so there is potential that the purchase price may be revealed in a SEC filing at a later date. Although, the companies revenue is $33 billion (2016), even if they paid 7 figures, it may not be shown in a SEC filing.

TJX owns Sierra Trading Post, which currently uses the full name version … Read the rest